It’s official: cakes are the ultimate way to celebrate not only route launches, but also other memorable occasions. China Southern and Flybe lead the way.
easyJet will increase capacity at London Gatwick this summer, ten years after it first flew between the airport and Barcelona – an anniversary celebrated with cake and champagne this week. Flybe also goes triple-daily at the airport as it celebrates three years of connecting Newquay Cornwall with Gatwick.
Flybe now #2 carrier at Tallinn airport serving a total of five destinations.
Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer
Birmingham Airport in the UK has seen a dramatic change in its mix of airlines during the last decade, with once dominant British Airways no longer on the scene. Which carriers filled the gap left by the departing flag-carrier and what is particularly impressive about Emirates’ double-daily service to Dubai?
Loganair replaces Aer Arann on Irish PSO route between Donegal and Dublin. Also launches Donegal – Glasgow service.
As far as aviation planners are concerned, ‘winter’ began this week. Due to the slot allocation system common in Europe, this tends to result in many new routes being launched. But how does this winter compare with last and what new factors might influence the introduction of new routes in the near future?
Exeter-based Flybe launched its new operations in Helsinki at the weekend having taken over Finnish Commuter Airlines. How big is the airline’s fleet and what changes has it made to the schedule and how many new routes does it plan to introduce this winter?
Flybe’s joint venture with Finnair to take over Finncomm’s operations sees the launch of seven new routes this week. Plus two new routes from Manchester.
The UK’s busiest airport outside of London has had an up-and-down last 10 years. easyJet has been growing fast since 2008 and Ryanair is about to open a base with 20 new routes. But which are the leading airlines, and which LCC is returning this winter after a four year absence? And which other carriers have announced new routes from the airport?
Flybe now flies from Inverness in Scotland to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands.
Hannover airport sees airberlin, germanwings and TUIfly tweaking their networks; returning football heroes welcomed in style
Germany’s ninth busiest airport is dominated by German carriers, but what impact did the opening of a germanwings base have on traffic in 2010? Which airline offers the most flights, seats and destinations? Which are the leading country markets and what were the local football team recently celebrating at the airport?